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What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Becoming a Doctor?


  • Ability to give service and support to others
  • Capacity to save lives
  • constantly Learning
  • Positive reception for medical science
  • Educate students and patients about medicine
  • Rewarding
  • Honest Salary


  • Spend several years training and preparing at schools and hospitals
  • Long process to obtain a license
  • Not easy
  • Laborious
  • Stressful
  • Depressing
  • Time consuming
  • A great deal of task
  • Managed care means more difficulty earning a high salary

What do I need to know about Residency?

You will learn the most about your selected specialty during residency. Students get knowledge and experience in the medical field by caring for many different patients with different illnesses.
  • Residency:

    Medical preparation in a specialty over a period of two or more years.

  • Internship:

    The first year of training following medical school, also identified as the first year of residency or PGY-1 (Post Graduate Year One). The following years are referred to as PGY-2, PGY-3, etc.

  • Fellowship:

    Sub-specialty training following residency.
Students don´t focus exclusively on their own area of specialty until their second year of residency. Normally they rotate through diverse specialties or areas within one specialty during the first year of residency (internship or PGY-1).

Where can a doctor find a job?

Doctors have numerous options to decide from for a career path. These options include:
  • Employed at a private practice
  • Start own private practice
  • Hospital
  • Clinic
  • Group practice
  • HMO

How Do I Get into Medical School?

Pre-med students have some requirements to complete before applying to medical school, In order to increase your possibilities of being accepted into medical school, it essential that pre-med students follow these guidelines.

Conscientious, well-organized, responsible, and prepared are just some of the characteristics that medical schools look for in students. Medical schools are interested in students who demonstrate the most potential and are the most talented. In addition, a students GPA and academic course work are vital to medical schools.


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